Lexington, NC (November 16, 2020) – Around 8:42 p.m. on Friday, November 13, two people were injured in a Lexington pedestrian accident.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the accident took place on NC-8 around the area of City Lake Road. Police confirmed that a white Acura passenger vehicle was traveling north on NC-8 when it collided with two pedestrians. The pedestrians were allegedly walking on the side of the road at the time of the collision.
After the vehicle struck the pedestrians, the driver immediately fled the scene of the accident. The pedestrians were immediately taken to Wake Forest University Medical Center for treatment of both serious and minor injuries.
The pedestrians have since been identified as 40-year-old Joshua Caleb Crocker and 46-year-old John Tracy Jones.
The driver responsible for the accident has not yet been identified.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in North Carolina
Pedestrians are the most vulnerable parties on our roads, which means that they are susceptible to some of the most catastrophic harm in the event of an accident. In one recent year’s time, over 102 pedestrians were killed in accidents in North Carolina while many others were injured as a result. Pedestrian accidents occur in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. If you have been seriously harmed as a result of a pedestrian accident, you have many options moving forward.
Being injured in a North Carolina pedestrian accident can be a life-altering time in your life. Drivers are expected to watch out for pedestrians at all times to ensure that they are kept safe from harm. This is why, if you have been injured in a life-altering pedestrian accident, you have the right to hold a driver liable for the harm that they have caused you. If you have been injured in an accident, you should always speak with an accident attorney in your time of need. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in North Carolina accidents at https://www.riccilawnc.com/results/.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our skilled and dedicated accident attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those involved in pedestrian accidents. We understand how difficult it can be to move forward after an accident knowing that another party is to blame. Luckily, with the help of an accident attorney, you can move forward in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a North Carolina accident attorney at (252) 777-2222 for more information on your options.
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